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Category Archives: Body Image

Happy 60th Birthday Barbie From The Barbie Generation

Happy Birthday Barbie! #Barbie60 Today, many around the world are celebrating Barbie’s Birthday. Did you know Barbie was introduced on March 9, 1959 at the New York Toy Fair? She sold for $3. In 1963, Life Magazine declared five-year-old Barbie – The Most Popular Doll in Town. I was born that year into the Barbie...

Not So Great Shape Grandma Barbie

Are You in Great Shape? As opposed to Great Shape Barbie? I’m the Not So Great Shape Grandma Barbie – but I’m overcoming my struggles with body image. Do you want to know why? As a teenage-fashion model, I worked in an industry with beauty standards few could attain and even fewer could keep. During...